If you are:
Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAIL; LIMITED ANIMAL DATA SUGGEST DEVELOPMENTAL RISK
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-Consider lower starting doses due approximately 15% higher systemic exposure in the elderly. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate coronary artery disease symptoms; consider increased monitoring. Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly with depression. Avoid if patient has insomnia
Giving nuvigil to a child under 12:
Contraindication: Not studied, not approved for pediatrics. Severe rash observed with modafinil use.